The HighTech Startbahn GmbH supports hightech start-ups and growth companies in fundraising as well as operational in business set-up and expansion. Furthermore the HighTech Startbahn accompanies industry partners in innovation management and corporate venturing. Moreover we help investors in their search for investment opportunities and public sector clients in transfer and economic development projects.
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The HighTech Startbahn assists hightech start-ups in their strategic and economic challenges. With long-standing experience as entrepreneurs and consultants we support you in formulating your business plan, in the process of fundraising with the aim of getting a seed or growth finance, or in growing your business.
Since 2013 we organise the annual Match-Making-Event HIGHTECH VENTURE DAYS in Dresden: Apply for participation at the event and pitch in front of international investors and business partners. Apply here
With its huge international network of research institutes, technology centers and founding initiatives, the HighTech Startbahn supports you in discovering new impulses and fresh ideas for your innovation management and in implementing them. For the set-up of your corporate venturing activities we help you with our expert know-how about the varied organisational forms of venture fonds, incubators and accelerators.
Since 2013 we organise the annual Match-Making-Event HIGHTECH VENTURE DAYS in Dresden. Become visible as the exclusive partner in your field and discover the technologies of promising hightech companies! Website
With our huge international network of research institutes, technology centers and founding initiatives in Europe, we support you in discovering and developing exciting hightech start-ups as investment opportunities.
Since 2013 we organise the annual successful Match-Making-Event HIGHTECH VENTURE DAYS in Dresden: Experience pitches of international technology oriented start-ups & growth companies providry solutions for mega trends and challenges. Get introduced to hightech companies of your interest in a pleasant and exclusive atmosphere. Register here
"Engaging investors and industry partners are just as important customers as start-ups and growth companies. The cooperation with these both different stakeholder groups permits us to deploy our full range of expertise, experience and access to network for innovation development."
More than 25 years professional experience as entrepreneur, CEO/COO, supervisory board member, senior Manager, consultant and certified business coach
International & strategic business development, MIS, finance planning & operations, HR, Marketing & Sales, building stakes and investment management, incubation
Developing fonds strategies, fundraising and fonds management
Management of research and development projects
Extract of career stages: HighTech Startbahn, TU Dresden, DaimlerBenz/debis, Deutsche Telekom/T-Mobile, (M)Forma, Co-Founder/CEO of iWorld Group, Co-Founder debitel (IPO in 1999)
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"Both hightech start-ups and growth companies are facing great challenges and require fast, uncomplicated and subject-specific support. Whenever I 've helped with my knowledge and experience that they could make a noticeable step forward, I am happy and proud of the joint efforts."
More than 12 years professional experience as project manager, entrepreneur, consultant, business angel and certified business coach
Development and management of R&D-joint projects between industrial companies and research institutes
Incubation of start-ups, fundraising
Development of market analysis, business models, business strategies and business plans
Trend and technology scouting, technology screening
Development of (open) innovation management structures
Extract of career stages: HighTech Startbahn, TU Dresden, TU Freiberg, Fraunhofer Institut, London Business School, Gründer- und Innovationszentrum Freiberg
"Being the youngest team member, I am inspired by the broad range of technologies, entrepreneurs and promising business ideas as part of my daily work, where I can find complete expression of my own interest in the start-up and VC eco-system. Through the intense contact with companies and investors, I am able to share own expertise in financial matters and fundraising. At the same time, I have the chance to learn new things to ensure successful financing rounds for current and future clients."
More than 3 years professional experience as analyst in the field of IT and M&A
M.Sc. Business Administration with specialization in Finance & Accounting
Scientific assistant HighTech Startbahn GmbH
Support during fundraising process for young technology companies
Development of an investors database & support technology scouting
Extract career stages: HighTech Startbahn, Siemens IT Solutions & Services GmbH, Atos IT Solutions, Jupiter Capital Partners GmbH
“People are definitely a company's greatest asset. It doesn't make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps. (Mary Kay Ash, entrepreneur) That´s why we support in team building, in finding ideas and provide the entrepreneurs with our network and valuable know how.”
More than 3 years professional experience as support in the field of PR and corporate communications for start-ups and industry partners
M.A. Applied Linguistics with specialization in corporate communications
Development and support of communication tools
Extract career stages: HighTech Startbahn, TU Dresden, Deutsche Telekom, Sächsische Zeitung, fischerAppelt relations
Vodafone Chair Mobile Communications Systems at TU Dresden
Internationally leading Scientist and Founder of more than 13 start-ups
5GLAB Germany Coordinator, cfaed Coordinator, HAEC Coordinator, fast vice Coordinator
Former CEO of Heraeus and Dr. Kern
International management experience in industrial companies
Founding member of Business Angels Sachsen e.V.
CEO ROTOP Pharmaka GmbH
Manager and engineer with more than 10 years of international management experience in industrial companies
Former CEO RKW Sachsen
Former Managing Director in the König & Bauer Group
Chair of Dynamics and Mechanism Design at the TU Dresden
Leading Scientist and Engineer for Industrial Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Engineering
Specialist on Mechatronics
Former Head of R&D at Sulzer Innotec